Along with the most celebrated painters, sculptors, singers, musicians, and many other artists are writers with minds that bring magic to the world that would last as long as a human who can read lives. There is power with words, and that’s what some gifted people use as a weapon or tool to contribute to the magnificence of the world we live in.
5 Bestselling Books You Should Read In 2019
- To Kill a Mockingbird By Harper Lee
A mockingbird signifies purity and innocence that sometimes are not enough to make the goodness prevail. In the book To Kill a Mockingbird, the main characters being Scout and Jem lived in one of the most challenging time, the Depression. It conveyed how circumstances may not always favor the truth. Scout, Jem, along with their summer friend Dill got caught up in the case their father, Attorney Atticus Finch. Tom Robinson got convicted of rape even though he is innocent. The story also highlights Radley, a creepy, isolated guy who in the end turned out to be the savior of the day.
- Gulliver’s Travels By Jonathan Swift
Gulliver’s Travels is a kind of novel that wakes up the imagination as it is a story of Lemuel Gulliver who got shipwrecked and cast wandering to wake up on an island inhabited by little people, Lilliput. The story tells about the many conflicts fashion and fame, and his encounters with the giants of Brobdingnag, philosophical Houyhnhnms, and brutish.
- The Lord of the Rings By JRR Tolkien
This novel is about leaving the fate of the world to the most unanticipated creature, a hobbit named Frodo. The imagination and brilliance of the author used races namely humans, dwarves, elves, hobbits, and other fantasy creatures to bring different emotions such as excitement, thrill, wonder, and magic to the readers. It tells a story about the journey of Frodo, with the help of many admirable characters, in saving the world from Saruman, an evil force that poses certain destruction.
- The Great Gatsby By F Scott Fitzgerald
The Great Gatsby is a brilliant and intriguing novel about the summer of 1922 in the fictional cities of West Egg and East Egg, Long Island. It revolves around the young, mysterious millionaire named Jay Gatsby and his obsession with the charming Daisy Buchanan. The Great Gatsby probes interesting subjects back then: corruption, idealism, defiance, social disorder, and many other issues regarding the American Dream.
- Alice In Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Alice in Wonderland is a timeless 1895 novel about the adventures of a little girl in Wonderland. It was written by Charles Lutwidge Dodgson or popularly known as Lewis Carroll. Alice fell through a rabbit hole leading her into a fantasy world where extraordinary things and creatures were waiting to happen. This novel, up until now, brings wonder and magic to readers, especially children.
Another year is fast approaching, and it is a perfect time to indulge and allow yourself to get lost in the power of these five timeless novels, and they are bestsellers for a reason. You don’t need the whole year to finish them all. Once you get hooked to the story, you might be able to complete these five novels in two months. An average person can read about four books monthly, but given the hectic schedules nowadays, it could be lower.
If you believe that your mind has no limits when it comes to achieving great things, you expand the possibility of great novels, that you may not be brilliant to put it into words, but you inspire the great minds to write a story that would belong to the greatest novels ever written. “If you can’t write a bestselling novel, make your life one.”